CURIOUS ABOUT CHARLOTTE INDOOR TENNIS CLUB?
Charlotte Indoor Tennis Club + Academy opened in 1974 and was the first indoor tennis club in the area. Over 45 years later, we continue to offer tennis to all ages of players and all levels of the game. Whether you are looking for year-round access to fantastic tennis facilities, professional private instruction including our junior academy, or competitive league play, we offer the complete tennis experience at Charlotte Indoor. We also offer group and personal training in our fitness yard, a stringing shop and a snack bar to enjoy an after match beverage.
OUR TEACHING PROFESSIONALS
Misha grew up in the Soviet Union where he was a top ten junior player, winning several national Soviet Union junior tournaments. He was ranked in the top 3 juniors under age 18 in Uzbekistan.
He began coaching tennis in 1995 and has worked with top players around the world. Misha has twenty years of experience coaching in Israel, including a ten year stent at the Israel Tennis Centers where he coached the top eight players in Israel. His players have won ETA and ITF events.
He completed the Advanced Tennis coaches school and is a certified Tennis Instructor. He holds certifications from the Registry of Tennis Professionals for training, stress tennis training, European professional and International Professional.
Coach Lucia is a native of Spain where she began playing tennis at age 6. From age 12 to age 16, she was the number one player in Spain. At age 15, she relocated to Barcelona to train at the renowned Centro de lo Rendimiento. Lucia was awarded a scholarship to attend the Universidad de Granade where she played on the varsity tennis team. At the same time she began working with Gala Leon Garcia, the former 27th ranked women’s tennis player and coach.
Under Coach Garcia’s coaching, Lucia won the Spanish Women’s Singles University Championship in 2011. She was selected by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, to represent Spain at the Summer 2011 Universidad in Shenzhen, China in singles and doubles tournaments. She entered as the 16th seed and reached the round of 16. In the following years, she was runner-up and quarter-finalist in the Spanish Club Team Championships with Club de Tennis Valencia. She was ranked in the top 300 WTA singles and doubles players.
Lucia worked as a player and captain with Chateauroux Tennis Club in France, Club de Tennis de Valencia and her home club, La real Sociedad de Tennis de Granade, leading her clubs to success in the highly competitive National Team Leagues in France and Spain.. She coached top ranked players on the WTA and ITF Women’s Circuits. In 2013 she joined gala Leon’s Tac Tec Tennis Academy as a coach. She joined the CITC Academy as Assistant Director of Junior Player Development in 2017.
He is the proud father of Anne Marie, who played four years of tennis at West Virginia University, and Blake who played football at Guildford College. He’s also a proud grandfather of two adorable grandchildren.
She has more than 30 years of coaching experience, first in Italy and since 2015, in the US. She has been responsible for the developmental path of juniors from 10 and under to professional level, and has conducted private and group adult coaching.
Sabina played 11 years on tour as a professional tennis player, where she ranked 8 years in the top 100 with a best ranking of #26. As Italy’s top player for 6 years she proudly represented her country in Fed Cup competition and was 3 times National Champion.
Rob was born and raised on Long Island, NY into a tennis family who played tennis pretty much every day! Rob and his siblings loved all sports but tennis was IT! He played high school tennis and was on the tournament scene before going on to play at Belmont Abbey College. He knew tennis was his calling and decided to make it his career. He has been certified by the USPTA for over 25 years and the PTR for over 7 years.
Rob loves working with all levels and ages of players to promote the many benefits of becoming and staying a tennis player. His motto is Tennis for Life!
JUNIORS: READY TO CHALLENGE AND GROW YOUR GAME?
To begin, we evaluate each individual’s goals and aspirations and follow a complete pathway for all ages and levels. Space is limited. Fill in the form below to schedule a tryout with one of our coaches.